Friday, 27 June 2008

New Artists pages:

Both Darren Banks and Erika Adams artists pages have now been added to the website, click.

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

ACA Book - Draw A Line, Follow It:

Over the past few weeks it has been full on book printing and binding in the shop. The is for ACA book accompanies the exhibition Draw A Line, Follow It (Facebook event page) which opening on the 4th July at the Allenheads Contemporary Arts Shop in Allenheads. The book is hand printed on a direct hand litho press, hand torn and hand bound with linen thread - it features a lithograph from each of the seven exhibiting artists; Richard Rigg, Alex Charrington, Ginny Reed, Nick Kennedy, Tuesday Nesbitt, Anne Vibeke Mou and Rachael Clewlow. There are 70 books with 5 workshop/printers proofs (one of which will be available in next years anniversary draw).

For the print nerds out there, here are some stats for the project to reach the goal of 75 books. 12.5 hours printing, 2354 individual tears (20.5 hours), 504 registration punch holes, 924 binding holes with 70m linen thread (8 hours binding) & 900 individual book pages.

Saturday, 14 June 2008

Erika Adams:

Returning to Newcastle after her residency at the Frans Masereel Centrum in Belgium, Erika signs her completed editions. More information and images of the works soon.

Wednesday, 11 June 2008

Laura & Rachel Lancaster: Day 3

Some more proofing, lots of tea & coffee and some very tired people, with a potential 21 prints on the cards.

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Laura & Rachel Lancaster: Day 2

More drawing while the initial proofing commences. Rachel takes care of the music and much of the tea & coffee making. We said goodbye to Bobby.

Monday, 9 June 2008

New Artists: Laura & Rachel Lancaster: Day 1

Drawing begins - it's a tag team event. Both Laura & Rachel are represented by Workplace Gallery, click one each of their names to view more of their work.

Monday, 2 June 2008

Editioning begins for Erika Adams' prints

The aim is to have them completed for her return from Belgium in a few weeks time.